Back to Basics: Accent Modification

Course: #9099Level: Introductory1.5 Hour 132 Reviews

This course is designed for SLPs who would like to work in the field of accent modification or wish to learn more about it. It will provide an overview of accents and their potential impact on communication, assessment, target selection at the segmental and suprasegmental levels, and training principles.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the roles of accentedness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, and naturalness in second language phonological acquisition.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to select appropriate segmental targets for accent modification based on the principles of contrastive analysis, functional load, intelligibility, and naturalness.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify suprasegmental targets for clients to maximize their ability to communicate effectively.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Accent frameworks: accentedness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, and naturalness
20-35 Minutes Accent modification: providers, settings, efficacy, and training principles
35-50 Minutes Designing and conducting an assessment of segmentals and suprasegmentals
50-70 Minutes Segmental target selection and training
70-85 Minutes Suprasegmental target selection and training
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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